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Good Samaritan Mission eyes new outreach with sale of Wimauma property for $1.2 million

Good Samaritan Mission eyes new outreach with sale of Wimauma property for $1.2 million

By KEVIN BRADY Good Samaritan Mission, a Hillsborough County fixture for 33 years, is selling its Wimauma property hoping to secure the charity’s future and bring services closer to migrant…

SBDC’s mission is helping new, existing businesses find success

SBDC’s mission is helping new, existing businesses find success

By LOIS KINDLE If you’re starting a new business or needing advice on how to keep one going, the Florida Small Business Development Center at Hillsborough County can help. It…

Home Depot invests volunteer hours, $24.5K into rehab of Riverview VFW

Home Depot invests volunteer hours, $24.5K into rehab of Riverview VFW

Dozens of volunteers from Home Depot stores in the region converged on the Riverview VFW building on Friday morning. Their mission? A four-hour major rehab of the aging facility. In…

84 Lumber opens on U.S. 41 S. near County Line Road

84 Lumber opens on U.S. 41 S. near County Line Road

The national chain 84 Lumber added to its more than 250 stores by opening a Ruskin location at 6301 U.S. 41 S., just north of County Line Road. A grand-opening…

Obituaries August 17, 2017

Mildred Miller Mildred Miller, 99, of Sun City Center, Fla. passed away August 9, 2017. She was a major contributor to H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Research Center and was preceded…

Changes coming to South County bus service

Changes coming to South County bus service

BY YVETTE C. HAMMETT After numerous public meetings to alert bus riders to potential changes in routes, the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority is preparing to roll out new schedules…

Sheriff’s deputies collect, distribute backpacks for children in need

Sheriff’s deputies collect, distribute backpacks for children in need

By LOIS KINDLE Eighty kids finishing up summer camp at the Wimauma Boys & Girls Club are ready for school, thanks to the efforts of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office deputies…

School begins on Thursday: Slow down in school zones

School begins on Thursday: Slow down in school zones

Students will return to school on Thursday, Aug. 10, in both Hillsborough and Manatee counties. The School District of Hillsborough County is the third largest in Florida and the eighth…

Manatee YMCA takes on a new venture: a thrift store

Manatee YMCA takes on a new venture: a thrift store

By CARL MARIO NUDI For more than 40 years Manatee YMCA has been operating its three branches and helping the Manatee County community with social services, but opening a thrift…

Escape room lures thrill seekers to Apollo Beach

Escape room lures thrill seekers to Apollo Beach

By LOIS KINDLE The newly opened Escape Strategy in Apollo Beach is offering South Shore residents an exciting new way to have fun with their family, friends and co-workers. “Currently,…

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